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in the u.n. human rights council which has been very anti-israel. and her defense is, look, we do it because it would have been even worse if america hadn't been there to defend israel as this israel bashing went on. >> part of the problem with that statement is that it's indefensible. she made that statement two weeks after the human rights council finished a session in which it passed more israel-bashing resolutions than it had at any session before. so if her presence is doing any good -- or our presence is doing any good, it's not perceptible. megyn: what about syria? we've lost our focus on it in the recent weeks and months with the election, but they are involved in a civil war now, and it was said that bashar assad was about to go. well, he hasn't gone, and, you know, thousands upon thousands of children are dying in syria, many being tortured in front of tear families, and the -- in front of their families, and the unite isn't doing that much. we tried to do something at the united nations, it failed. >> it failed in large measure because the chinese and russians -- with w
that immediately border syria and impact israel which is having already grave concerns about, for example, movements of chemical weapons that might occur in such a chaotic atmosphere. they could have an impact not just within syria but on the region as a whole. i'm encouraged to see the syrian opposition created an umbrella group that may have more cohesion than they have had in the past. we'll be talking with them. my even voice will be traveling to the -- my envoys will be traveling to meet with them. we consider them as the aspirations of the syrian people. one of the options we'll continue to press is making sure that opposition is committed to a democratic syria, an inclusive syria, a moderate syria. we have seen extremist element insinuate themselves into the opposition. and one of the things we have to be on guard about particularly when we start talking about arming opposition figures, is that we are not indirectly putting arms in the hands of folks who would do americans harm or do israelis harm or otherwise engage in actions that are detrimental to our national security. we are
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